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Geoffrey A. Weinberg, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5944

Office: (585) 275-5944

Fax: (585) 273-1104

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Faculty Appointments

Field of Clinical Practice

Pediatrics

Biography

Dr. Weinberg's practice includes all areas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with special emphasis on Pediatric HIV/AIDS medicine, clinical immunology (deficiencies of the immune system, immunization (proper use of vaccines to prevent disease), and assessment of recurrent infections and fevers of unknown cause (including pediatric travel medicine/tropical medicine).

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute; and a member of the CDC ACIP RSV Pediatric/Maternal Work Group..

He has written nearly 50 textbook chapters and published more than 130 papers in the field of pediatric infectious diseases and immunology.

Professional Background

Dr. Weinberg's practice includes all areas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with special emphasis on Pediatric HIV/AIDS medicine, clinical immunology, immunization, laboratory medicine, and assessment of recurrent infections and fevers of unknown cause (including pediatric travel medicine/tropical medicine).

His current research, funded by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (New Vaccine Surveillance Network), is focused on the integration of vaccine-preventable enteric and respiratory disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance with a goal towards the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy

Past work has included clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals, biologics, and vaccines in children and pregnant women infected with HIV (International Maternal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Clinical Trials Network, funded by NIH/NICHD contract)

Additional research interests include definition of the role of iron in infection, particularly with regards to HIV infection and Pneumocystis carinii infection, vaccine biology, and infectious diseases epidemiology.

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute; and a member of the CDC ACIP RSV Pediatric/Maternal Work Group.

Research

Dr. Weinberg's current research efforts focus on the integration of vaccine-preventable enteric and respiratory disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance, with a goal towards the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy (New Vaccine Surveillance Network, funded by CDC contract).

Past work has included clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals, biologics, and vaccines in children and pregnant women infected with HIV (International Maternal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Clinical Trials Network, funded by NIH/NICHD contract)

Additional research interests include definition of the role of iron in infection, particularly with regards to HIV infection and Pneumocystis carinii infection, vaccine biology, and infectious diseases epidemiology.

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute; and a member of the CDC ACIP RSV Pediatric/Maternal Work Group.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

1978
BS | Indiana University
Biological Sciences

1982
MD | Indiana University School of Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1988
Fellowship in Pediatrics Infectious Disease at St Louis Children's Hospital

07/01/1983 - 06/30/1984
Residency in Pediatrics at St Louis Children's Hospital

06/01/1982 - 06/30/1983
Internship in Pediatrics at St Louis Children's Hospital

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Awards

2014 - 2015
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")
Location: URMC

2012 - 2013
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2007 - 2008
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry Dept of Pediatrics Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award

2005 - Present
Best Doctors in America

2004 - 2005
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2003 - 2004
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2002 - 2003
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2001 - 2002
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award

1998 - 1999
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

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Publications

Journal Articles

2/7/2019
Wikswo ME, Parashar UD, Lopman B, Selvarangan R, Harrison CJ, Azimi PH, Boom JA, Sahni LC, Englund JA, Klein EJ, Staat MA, McNeal MM, Halasa N, Chappell J, Weinberg GA, Szilagyi PG, Esona MD, Bowen MD, Payne DC. "Evidence for Household Transmission of Rotavirus in the United States, 2011-2016." Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.. 2019 Feb 7; Epub 2019 Feb 07.

1/17/2019
Aliabadi N, Wikswo ME, Tate JE, Cortese MM, Szilagyi PG, Staat MA, Weinberg GA, Halasa NB, Boom JA, Selvarangan R, Englund JA, Azimi PH, Klein EJ, Moffatt ME, Harrison CJ, Sahni LC, Stewart LS, Bernstein DI, Parashar UD, Payne DC. "Factors Associated With Rotavirus Vaccine Coverage." Pediatrics.. 2019 Jan 17; Epub 2019 Jan 17.

11/15/2018
Weinberg GA. "Outbreak Epidemiology: One of Many New Frontiers of Norovirus Biology." The Journal of infectious diseases.. 2018 Nov 15; Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Books & Chapters

2018
Chapter Title: Bacterial Infections of the Nervous System
Book Title: Swaiman's Pediatric Neurology: Principles and Practice
Author List: Weinberg GA, Stone, RT
Edited By: Swaiman KF, Ashwal S, Ferriero DM, Schor NF, et al
Published By: Elsevier Saunders 2018 in Philadelphia

2018
Chapter Title: Human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) in infants and children
Book Title: The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 20th Edition
Author List: Weinberg, GA
Edited By: Porter RS, Kaplan JL
Published By: Merck & Co 2018 in Kenilworth, NJ

2018
Chapter Title: Miscellaneous infections in infants and children (Bacterial Meningitis; Occult Bacteremia and Fever Without Apparent Source; Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Children; Rheumatic Fever)
Book Title: The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 20th Edition
Author List: Weinberg, GA
Edited By: Porter RS, Kaplan JL
Published By: Merck & Co 2018 in Kenilworth, NJ

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